Lana Del Rey streams new song ‘Brooklyn Baby’ online

Lana Del Rey is streaming new track “Brooklyn Baby” online. You can listen by clicking above.

The song comes from her new album, Ultraviolence, which is due for release on the 16th of June.

Ahead of the release, Del Rey gave an interview to The Fader, revealing that she is not interested in the idea of feminism, and giving details of why she broke down in tears during a performance in Dublin.

“For me, the issue of feminism is just not an interesting concept,” Del Rey says. “I’m more interested in, you know, SpaceX and Tesla, what’s going to happen with our intergalactic possibilities. Whenever people bring up feminism, I’m like, god. I’m just not really that interested… My idea of a true feminist is a woman who feels free enough to do whatever she wants.”

Of the Dublin performance, Del Ray cited illness and doubt as the reason for her tears. “I’d been sick on tour for about two years with this medical anomaly that doctors couldn’t figure out. That’s a big part of my life: I just feel really sick a lot of the time and can’t figure out why. I’d gotten these shots in Russia, where we’d just been. It was just heavy. It’s just heavy performing for people who really care about you, and you don’t really care that much about yourself sometimes. I thought it was sad. I thought my position was sad. I thought it was sad to be in Ireland singing for people who really cared when I wasn’t sure if I did.”

Ultraviolence is due for release next Monday, with the full tracklisting as follows:

“Cruel World”
“Ultraviolence”
“Shades Of Cool”
“Brooklyn Baby”
“West Coast”
“Sad Girl”
“Pretty When You Cry”
“Money Power Glory”
“Fucked My Way Up To The Top”
“Old Money”
“The Other Woman”
“Black Beauty” (Bonus track)
“Guns And Roses” (Bonus track)
“Florida Kilos” (Bonus track)

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HellYeah stream new album ‘Blood For Blood’ online

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HellYeah, the supergroup formed from members of Pantera, Nothingface and Mudvayne are streaming their new album, Blood For Blood, in full online. You can check out each and every track below!

01. Sangre Por Sangre (Blood For Blood)

02. Demons In The Dirt

03. Soul Killer

04. Moth

05. Cross To Bier (Cradle Of Bones)

06. DMF

07. Gift

08. Hush

09. Say When

10. Black December

11. Feast Or Famine

12. Hush (Acoustic)

Blood For Blood is due for commercial release on the 9th of June. Let us know what you think of it!

HellYeah are scheduled to play the following dates in the UK this summer:

9th August: Bloodstock Festival
10th August: The Live Rooms, Chester
12th August: The Fleece, Bristol
13th August: Craufurd Arms, Milton Keynes
15th August: Sound Control, Manchester
16th August: Slade Rooms, Wolverhampton
17th August: Underworld, London

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Jack White streams new album ‘Lazaretto’ online

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Jack White is streaming his forthcoming new album online.

Lazaretto is due for release on the 9th of June via XL Recordings, but you can listen to the whole album now via iTunes Radio here.

A special vinyl ‘Ultra’ version of Lazaretto will also be available. The 180 gram release will feature two vinyl-only hidden tracks, which will be situated under the labels on the record, with one playing at 78 rpm and one at 45 rpm, making the release a three speed album. The mix of the album will also be different from the digital and CD release and have a different running order. In the dead wax of Side A is a hand-etched hologram of an angel by Tristan Duke of Infinity Light Science. “This is a really beautiful component to the Ultra LP,” says White.

The standard tracklisting for Lazaretto is as follows:

‘Three Women’
‘Lazaretto’
‘Temporary Ground’
‘Would You Fight For My Love?’
‘High Ball Stepper’
‘Just One Drink’
‘Alone In My Home’
‘Entitlement’
‘That Black Bat Licorice’
‘I Think I Found The Culprit’
‘Want And Able’

White will be playing a one-off show in the UK at London’s Eventim Apollo on the 5th of July.

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Bristol rock venue The Fleece ‘under threat’

The-FleeceThe owner of legendary Bristol live music venue, The Fleece, has said that the club is under threat from closure.

Plans have been submitted to the local authority for the conversion of a nearby office block into 80 residential flats. The plans suggest that some bedrooms would be just 20 metres from The Fleece’s stage.

The venue’s supporters fear that this would lead to noise complaints and subsequent closure of the club. Similar events have played out in recent months with the closure of several British live music venues.

The Blind Tiger Club in Brighton, which had been hosting live performances for 160 years, shut down earlier this week as a result of a noise abatement order following a complaint from one neighbour. Manchester’s Night And Day was threatened with closure in January after a similar situation arose. The 200 Club in Newport was shut last year after noise complaints.

Chris Sharp, owner of The Fleece, has started an online petition to stop the conversion of the flats going ahead. You can sign it by clicking here.

Says Sharp: “”The venue has thrived for 32 years and one of the key factors in its success has been its location.

“The lack of residents in the surrounding streets has meant we can offer live music seven nights a week, and club nights until 4am on weekends, without disturbing anyone.

“The Fleece has never had any issues with noise complaints. If the office block next door is converted into private flats, we anticipate a deluge of complains as soon as people move in.”

A report commissioned by Bristol City Council concluded that The Fleece would not be the main noise concern in the area, but the club’s Marketing Manager, Nathan Stone, disagrees.

“We employed another acoustic consultant to analyse the original findings,” says Stone, “and we believe they are invalid due to a range of considerations. They didn’t look at low frequency noises and their microphones weren’t placed to identify noise coming from the venue.”

The second report also adds that balconies are planned for the part of the office block overlooking the Fleece, and that “noise levels will be unacceptably high.”

Sharp’s petition calls on Bristol City Council to deny planning permission for the flats and therefore remove the threat of closure from The Fleece. The petition has a target of 100,000 signatures, and has accrued around 19,000 to date.

You can help support Chris Sharp’s cause to save The Fleece by signing the petition here.

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Led Zeppelin in Talks to Stream Catalogue

Led ZeppelinLed Zeppelin have revealed that they are in talks to stream their back catalogue via online music services. The move would represent a rare foray into the digital arena for the band who had waited until 2007 to make their music available via iTunes.

Zeppelin are looking at giving services such as Spotify, Rdio and Rhapsody the right to put their music online.

The move follows Metallica making their back catalogue available to Spotify in recent weeks. The band has previously been very cautious about putting their music into the digital domain.